fall07mid-term1practice

fall07mid-term1practice - POLS 203 1 Name the level of...

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POLS 203 1. Name the level of measurement for each variable listed below: a. Temperature (in F°):_____________________________ b. Temperature (in C°):_____________________________ c. Book sales (ranked on best-seller list):_______________________ d. Book sales (in terms of dollar sales):_________________________ e. Book sales (in terms of number sold):_________________________ f. Political affiliation (party of preference in the last elections):____________________________ g. Political participation (in terms of number of voters in the last elections):____________________________ h. Academic standing in a class (ranking):_______________________ 2. A distribution that has a median that is smaller than its mean, is said to be: a. Left-skewed b. Leptokurtic c. Normal d. Right-skewed 3. Which of the following survey items would generate a discrete variable? a. How old are you? b. How long does it take you to go to work (in minutes)? c.
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course POLS 203 taught by Professor Kaynak during the Fall '07 term at Binghamton.

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fall07mid-term1practice - POLS 203 1 Name the level of...

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